Tatev Monastery Complex

Tatev Monastery is a 9th century historical monument. It is one of the oldest and most famous monastery complexes in Armenia. During medieval times Tatev Monastery was a vital scholastic, enlightenment and spiritual center and played a singular role in the country’s history. 

Restoration of the monastery, re-establishing its educational legacy and reviving monastic life at Tatev is one of the main goals of Tatev Revival Program, a part of which is Wings of Tatev aerial tramway.

What you will see:

  • Mighty fortress walls upon massive cliffs;
  • An ancient oil mill with stone grinders;
  • Pendulous Column – a unique medieval structure
  • Ancient frescoes by European masters.

What To See

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